Stocks fell on Thursday as the dollar's rebound spurred a safe-haven trade, cutting demand for riskier assets, while a soft profit outlook from economic bellwether FedEx sank transportation shares.

The Dow Jones industrial average <.DJI> was down 132.86 points, or 1.27 percent, to end unofficially at 10,308.26. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index <.SPX> was down 13.10 points, or 1.18 percent, to finish unofficially at 1,096.08. The Nasdaq Composite Index <.IXIC> was down 26.86 points, or 1.22 percent, to close unofficially at 2,180.05.

(Reporting by Angela Moon; Editing by Jan Paschal)